This 1966 film takes place on the wharfs and ships at Fremantle Harbour, demonstrating safe working methods for waterside workers. It shows the correct handling of various types of cargo, including logs, grain and phosphate mined from Nauru. It emphasises the use of protective clothing and equipment. The film also shows the prevention and control of fires, including fire fighting ships.
Produced by the Western Australian Government Film Unit and presented by the Western Australian Department of Labour with Accident Prevention Organisation (Shipping).
Please note: As this is an archival work, the content does not reflect current practice or standards. Professional advice for up-to-date safety practices should be sought from the appropriate contemporary authority.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)
MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - overscan
MPEG-4 Digital File; ACMI Digital Access Copy - presentation
MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - overscan
MOV file ProRes4444; Digital Preservation Master - presentation